SONY.

3-800-162-11 (4)

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Compact Disc Deck Receiver
Operating Instructions

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DIGITAL AUDIO

HCD-451
© 1995 by Sony Corporation

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WARNING
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INFORMATION This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital device, pursuant to Part IS of the FCC Rules. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in a residential installation. This equipment generates, uses, and can radiate radio frequency energy and, if not installed and used in accordance with the instructions, may cause harmful interference to radio communications. However, there is no guarantee that interference will not occur in a particular installation. If this equipment does cause harmful interference to radio or television reception, which can be determined by turning the equipment off and on, the user is encouraged to try to correct the interference by one or more of the following measures: Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna. Increase the separation between the equipment and receiver. Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit different from that to which the receiver is connected. Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for help. CAUTION You are cautioned that any changes or modifications not expressly approved in this manual could void your authority to operate this equipment. CAUTION The use of optical instruments increase eye hazard.

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The top ventilation holes must be unobstructed for the proper operation of the unit and to prolong the life of its components..I Precautions This unit is a compact disc deck receiver which consists of an amplifier. On repacking Do not throwaway the carton and the packing material. Should this occur. tuner. mechanical vibration or shock. In this case. your unit. panel and controls with a soft cloth lightly moistened with mild detergent solution. re-install the instruction below. be sure to remove the key by following the instruction on the label. moisture may condense on the lens inside the CD section. makes an ideal container to transport the unit in. excessive dust. Before operating the unit. Never pull the cord itself. Do not place the unit on a soft surface. o Note on the Transit Key The transit key on the bottom exterior of the HCD-451 protects the optical system against shock during transportation. scouring powder or solvent such as alcohol or benzine. or in a place subject to direct sunlight.. Good air circulation is essential to prevent internal heat buildup in the unit. If you have any question or problem concerning please consult your nearest Sony dealer. unplug it and have it checked by qualified personnel before operating it any further. 3 Tum the power off. Before operating this unit. and store it in a safe place. the key by following Caution The use of optical instruments increase eye hazard. 4 Insert the key into its original hole and lock it in place. o o Transit key On cleaning the cabinet Clean the cabinet. To disconnect the cord. such as a rug that would block the ventilation holes on the bottom . When transporting the unit. • Do not place anything on top of the cabinet. o Unplug the unit from the wall outlet if it is not to be used for an extended period of time. Do not use any type of abrasive pad. 60 Hz. stereo cassette deck and 5-compact disc player. Place the unit in a location with adequate air circulation.3). 'V tV . see the leaflet "IMPORT ANT 3 . or is placed in a very damp room. Should any solid object or liquid fall into the unit. the CD section will not operate. pull it out by grasping the plug. with this product will 1 Remove all discs from the CD section. For detailed precautions. HCD-451 It On moisture condensation If the unit is brought directly from a cold to a warm location. 2 Press g to close the disc tray and wait for (or. SAFEGUARDS". On safety o Operate the unit only on 120 V AC. to disappear in the display. please check the following. o Do not install the unit in a location near heat sources such as radiators or air ducts. remove the disc and leave the unit turned on for about an hour until the moisture evaporates. " ) On installation Place the unit on a level surface.

remove the batteries to avoid damage caused by battery leakage and corrosion. 4 5 Battery life About half a year of normal operation can be expected when using the Sony SUM-3 (NS) batteries. If this happens.Program play Designating the total playing time . replace both batteries with new ones.I Table of Contents Introduction Precautions Note on the transit key Getting Started Remote control Hooking up the system Using Your Stereo Adjusting the audio Adjusting the super woofer level Volume adjustment Adjusting the bass and the treble sound Getting ready for dolby surround sound Placement of speakers and selecting the PRO LOGIC MODE Adjusting the speaker volume Adjusting the delay time of the rear speakers Selecting a program source Listening with the surround effect Receiving broadcasts Storing station frequencies into memory Tuning in a stored station Scanning the stored station Playing back tapes (on either deck A or B) Recording on tapes (Deck B) Dubbing tapes (from deck A to B) Playing the discs . When the batteries are exhausted. 2 Insert two size-A A (R6) batteries with correct polarity.Continuous play Information display Selecting a desired disc Locating a particular track Locating a particular point in a track Playing in a random order . with this unit can control the HCD-451 . To avoid battery leakage If the remote is not going to be used for a long time. the remote can no longer operate the unit. 25 26 27 4 .Shuffle play Shuffle play on specified disc .Time edit Playing repeatedly . Inserting batteries into the remote 7 7 7 7 8 8 9 10 10 11 12 13 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 20 20 21 21 22 23 25 1 Open the cover.Repeat play General Maintenance Specifications Troubleshooting 3 3 Remote Control The remote supplied from a distance.Select shuffle play Playing in a desired order .

A loose connection may cause hum and noise. REAR. • There are also red and white jacks for the FRONT.. • Cord plugs and jacks are color coded. Red plugs and jacks are for the right channel (R) and white ones are for the left channel (L). connecting cords and power cords away from the AM loop antenna and the tuner's antenna lead-in to avoid possible noise pickup. The numbers correspond to the detailed illustrations following below. • The cable connectors should be fully inserted into the jacks. • Connect the AC power cord last. wall outlet o FM wire antenna (supplied) For better FM reception Outdoor FM antenna (75-ohm coaxial cable) 5 .00 Ing pte ystem It also shows how to make I This section describes the antenna and speaker connections. CENTER. connections with other audio equipment. and SUPER WOOFER. HCD-451 Rear Right speaker Rear Left speaker Center speaker 00 Front Right speaker Super Woofer toa Front Left speaker . Make sure the power is off. • Keep speaker cords.

Hooking Up the System I e AM loop antenna (supplied) To attach to a wall For better AM reception Extend a 6 to 15-meter insulated wire out of door(s). e Speaker cords For right speaker Adding other audio equipment to your system MOor VCR Turntable system VCR (for playback only) to AUDIO IN to AUDIO OUT HC0-451 6 . It is also necessary to connect the supplied AM loop antenna.

J DO pElElUCJUOO bCJClc:JC:_c=J 00 1-' '---------'1 .======. jack. press TONE/LEVEL the TONE indicator lights. The adjusted level is indicated on the display. tum the VOLUME control clockwise. The super woofer level is indicated on the display.\" ~ . 7 .. Press BASS/REAR .Jc:. b I + II For personal listening Connect headphones to the HEADPHONES is heard from the speakers.~ -_ Adjusting the Bass and the Treble Sound [g Before adjusting the tone level. [JD CD l::~ CJ DOD 00 00 IBID I c.Adjusting the Audio The following operations apply only to reproduced sound. b Press TREBLE/CENTER + to enhance the TREBLE sound. Press TREBLE/ CENTER ."- i I I .to attenuate the TREBLE sound. ' /Jj ~ .)+ II Press SUPER WOOFER so that the indicator lights.. to obtain high-quality bass sound. To decrease it. TREBLE/CENTER Adjusting the Super Woofer Level [8] II SUPER WOOFER B b LEVEL [rr===[ [.i\-+-.=J = =-:"_-'. we recommend that you attach the supplied feet to the bottom comers of the super woofer for greater stability. turn the control counterclockwise.to attenuate the BASS sound. No sound Notes • The super woofer is automatically turned off in the PHONO mode and can not be controlled . L=. '0660' g 0 .or + to adjust the super woofer level. I Volume Adjustment ~ TONE/LEVEL TONE/LEVEL indicators ~ ._ r-' 00 I TIOO Ir 0_00_ I i-!=1===t==I======-.. BASS/REAR so that HEADPHONES o = 0 0 0 ===00 o c=J_ 0 moo IT] 0 0 0 0 I[ I + II 6-uL.1 I 1. If your floor is made of wood. • Place the super woofer directly on the floor. Press LEVEL . -"-"1 ' I To increase the sound level.:Jlq OLJ== 0 Press BASS/REAR + to enhance the BASS sound. . The adjusted level is indicated on the display.

(RJ ~- -&~ Rear speaker (R) Rear speaker (t) Even for video software which does not carry the [IJIDOUYOU«AOUNDlmark Some commercially available software may have Dolby surround processed sound tracks even though it is not indicated on the package. Front speake :LJ Q~~ - ~ "0"' speaker ~ (RJ ~ -~ ~ ~ ~ [)!'i'il) 1:/).===== [JDITJ- DOOO[gg] 0 8ITJI 00 ooot_ _o ~I--- --i~ 0- II I III C__ '-'-.. The sound of the center channel is output from the front (L and R) speakers. Center speaker I Placement of Speakers and Selecting the PRO LOGIC MODE The Dolby Pro Logic Surround Decoder naturally reproduces the audio sound field and creates a theater-like experience in your listening room. With this unit. NORMAL mode Select this mode if you use a small center speaker. 'ro""peak. Front speaker (l) Front speaker (R) DOLBY PRO LOGIC MODE 0 o 0 I 00CD oCD ~==c:::::>= . The bass sound of the center channel is output from the front speakers. PHANTOM or 3CH.. select the speaker operation mode according to your speaker configuration by pressing DOLBY PRO LOGIC MODE: NORMAL. and setting the delay time of the rear speakers so you can enjoy Dolby surround sound.ker ~ :--= (RJ Front s pea ker (U Q~~ ~- ~. WIDE. Center speaker "O""P"(J Center speaker ctJ O:)'". To use Dolby surround effectively. Rear speaker (t) ~~((\(J Rear speaker (R) PHANTOM mode Select this mode when you playback a Dolby surround program source without using a center speaker. since a small speaker cannot produce enough bass. WIDE mode Select this mode if you use a medium to big center speaker.Getting Ready for Dolby Surround Sound This section describes selecting a speaker configuration. we recommended using the NORMAL mode. The sound of the rear channel is output from the front (L and R) speakers. 8 . The HCD-451 incorporates a decoder which reproduces specially encoded surround sound from Dolby surround video programs. (Channel) LOGIC mode Select this mode when you playback a Dolby surround program source only with the front and center speakers.'--'_----"] OJ'OEl"O 00-0 QQ~ 11 _---- - ··000 100 ~ j 1 ~ I I=ElElElElEl00 c:::Ic::Jc:lc)ClCJoo DB Rear speaker (L) Rear speaker (R) 3CH. adjusting the speaker volume.

MASTER VOLUME In 3CH mode: LEFT(front) _ t +/- I 5 A TREBLE/CENTER -/+ - 2 ---- MASTER VOLUME Adjust the volume level so that the sound from each speaker is the same level at the listening position. You can adjust the volume level from your listening position by using the remote. in the display. mode).. and center (if connected) speakers to the same volume level.) ---- B l 1 I=DODEIPOO DO I=====poo 0 100 -/+ = BASS/REAR 1 3 = • To adjust the center level or rear level. "TEST TONE" disappears. adjusts all speakers simultaneously.R) _j __j RIGHT(front) In PHANTOM mode: . rear. (Turning the MASTER VOLUME control on the unit.. The selected mode is displayed. Press REAR VOL/TV CH «[>. 2 Press SURROUND MODE so that -DOLBY SUR. The adjusted rear level is indicated on the display. TREBLE/CENTER -/ + or BASS/REAR the main unit can also be used. adjust the front. To adjust the level of center speaker(s) (except for PHANTOM mode). 3 Select the Dolby pro logic mode with the DOLBY PRO LOGIC MODE buttons on the main unit according to your speaker system. The adjusted center level is indicated on the display.appears on the display.TONE to set to on.TONE to tum off the test tone.I Adjusting the Speaker Volume For maximum enjoyment of surround sound when playing any program source. In NORMAL or WIDE 'mode: LEFT(front) __ CENTER _ RIGHT(front) L_ I L. To adjust the level of rear speakers (except for 3CH. press T. 9 . "SURROUND ON" appears After adjusting. The adjustment must be done with a test tone in the DOLBY SURROUND mode. but once the level is adjusted it can be used for all surround modes. "TEST TONE" appears on the display and the test tone will be heard from each speaker in the following order. -/ + on 6 1 Press SURROUND ON/OFF to ON._ REAR(L. FRONT(L+R)~ CENTER _ ----REAR(L+R) 5-B--~~ 1---+"r' t:=1t--. 4 Press T. Press CENTER VOL/TV VOL +/-.

.. o_gg I ..) L~ ---. Press DELAY on the remote commander to adjust the delay time.JOOD· II .::. SIMULATED). "E']E:J 00-0 I I I=ElElElElDoo ====c:::::J=OD too f_= DO 0 . or 30 ms.C>c=Jc:::::JC:=Jc::J The delay time is the time between the surround sound from the front and rear speakers..) 1/MD VIDEO VIDEO 2 TAPE CD TUNER PHONO .Dolby Surround Sound Adjusting the Delay Time of the Rear Speakers· Source I -. 20 rns. = 1 Select the program source.. The delay time can be set for either 15 rns. (Only VIDEO 1 appears on the display when VIDEO I/MD is selected. o0I __ I J DOC I ===== DO CD r- ~BS Elo:Jl ---_-_I. 10 .. The delay time can be set in each surround mode (DOLBY. I fALL.----= DDDDiCJ ------- 0 Function selector to be pressed Phono record Radio Broadcast Compact disc Taped program PHONO TUNER CD TAPE VIDEO 1/MD or VIDEO 2 1 Press SURROUND ON/OFF to ON. (see page 11. o II 0 "(] 12 ODO[ 00 i Ijl . The corresponding function name appears on the display. "DELA Y TIME" and the selected delay time appear on the display. 2 Start the selected program. SYSTEM POWER -ON 1 . Video program /Mini Disc 2 3 Press the desired SURROUND MODE. "SURROUND ON" appears on the display. To turn off the surround effect Press SURROUND ON / OFF to OFF.

D_g Note No sound will be heard from the rear speakers. "Dolby".. 11 .Listening with the Surround Effect * You can select the appropriate surround mode from among the following modes: DOLBY* * (Dolby Surround): Expands sound to create theater-like sound effects. VIDEO l/MD program source. I SYSTEM POWER -ON L~ 0 34 --- 1 ==== R oCEJ ==== o 0 9'lCD (.. Additionally licensed under Canadian patent number 1.-.-·. 3 4 Press SURROUNDON/OFF to ON.877. VIDEO 2 on TAP[ CD TUNER PHONO b 2 Start the selected program.037.:nooueTI I=WDDDC5OO ======00 lr.g~rQ__ I f_"= 100 ... SIMULATED (Simulated surround): Provides a simulated surround sound for non-Dolby sources.t ~-•••·.lCD 1"'"lr 8CIJII !I ! DLJDL__~~ 00 =t . SURROUND ON/OFF button is set to ON. "SURROUND ON" appears on the display Select the surround mode with the SURROUNDMODE* buttons The corresponding surround mode name appears on the display. HALL (Hall surround): Provides reverberation effects similar to those produced in a concert hall.. unless the ~ 1 Select the ~--. The corresponding function name appears the display. •• Manufactured under license from Dolby Laboratories Licensing Corporation. the double-D symbol CIl and "Pro Logic" are trademarks of Dolby Laboratories Licensing Corporation.

c' "e. """. (The CD section is automatically turned off in the TUNER mode. I I~ SYSTEM POWER I" I~ ~ -ON 123 0 9. LJ DOD .9 = ==g = 3 Press DUAL MODE TUNING . 2 Indicators in the display Press BAND to select FM or AM. - -..[]Jbg I+ For a higher frequency DO DO BIT] i l_. To change the AM tuning interval I I The AM tuning interval is preset at the factory to 10 kHz (for U. and BASS/TREBLE will be erased from the memory. 1 Press TUNER.-_ "TUNE R" appears on the display. • Tuning in manually Press DUAL MODE TUNING .or +.lCO DODD gCO ~. 4 Press SYSTEM POWER to tum the unit off. When a station is received. El 0 FM • "TUNED" appears when a station is tuned in.. Note When the interval is changed. ~==. S While pressing DUAL MODE TUNING +.4/-0 "ElEl DO 1 III . 3 Set the BAND selector to AM.or + to select the station. be sure to perform these settings again. To change the interval. 1000 00 0 I I=ElElElElElOO DO c:lCl~c::lC:::::H:::J • Tuning in automatically Keep pressing DUAL MODE TUNING . press SYSTEM POWER to tum the unit on.~--. To stop automatic tuning 100 - ~ r. follow the same procedure.or + for about 1 second . 2 Press TUNER...::== Press DUAL MODE TUNING ... SURROUND ON/OFF. • "STEREO"appears when an FM stereo program of sufficient signal strength is received.. Canada and Mexico) or 9 kHz (for other countries) to match the frequency allocation system of your country.. Before tuning. . 12 .) u 4 Repeat step 3 until the desired station is received. proceed as follows. VIDEO 2 TAPE CD TUNER PHONO VIDEO lIMO ~. be sure to connect the supplied AM and FM antennas. all stored stations.S. the settings for SUPER WOOFER ON /OFF.- .A. the automatic tuning stops. L~ 0 For a lower frequency = o .. To reset the interval.Receiving Broadcasts This section describes various ways to tune in AM and FM broadcasts. 1 Press SYSTEM POWER to tum on the unit. After changing the interval. =C Ii 00 -0 .or +.

"'.../j.l.- . BIT] I II I (] .P .I Storing Station Frequencies into Memory Up to 10 stations can be stored in any order for each memory page (A.. are displayed ooa You can store a station only while ·MEMORY· appears on the display If "MEMORY" goes off. •. . W 0 13 Each time SHIFT is pressed.·j ••'.. 3 Designate the number with the numeric off in the TUNER Press MEMORY. press MEMORY again..) Tuning in a Stored Station 1 Press TUNER.·jV...<.1. B or C). ~) I If'llj~lolilll 3 While -MEMORY" is displayed. A.·. To cancel the storing operation Press MEMORY.'i!.·..).) 2 Select the memory page with SHIFT.. B-1. : jy. 1 2 Tune in the desired station. (The CD section is automatically turned mode. 4 While "MEMORYu is displayed.. press the desired number. DO If you store a new station Storing a new station will erase the previously stored one .· . so you can store up to 30 stations..· •••. C .·..c.. C)..•••. after pressing SHin ··~~~~JDDC' 1:=0000000 I 1 c=-:J . r 01 BOlCD DOOODD DCD DO 00 DoD L~ll~~ It 11:::lt:JD ! I I'.···· j.. The last memorized number on the selected page appears. c=lc::J=c::Jc:::!C:=Joo OB r_ . B. ·j. CD CD c::::I::J CTI c::LJ o:J CD CD CD CD . (See page 12.r . I~. MEMORY buttons.!L- 0 h II=~ The memorized pages and numbers as: A . press SHin to select the memory page (A.... .tJil! SYSTEM POWER --+-ON 2 TUNER 34 11:= === ~ ~ ~. B or C is indicated cyclically.. . •..•• j/ j.·j····:...

~~I~~~DI~ i OOCI] 00_-J:J 00 I DOD' l _' l~lggll . MEMORY SCAN L~_ 0 1... Press MEMORY SCAN again as soon as the station you desire is tuned in._-- DO 0 If a stored station cannot be tuned in by scanning A stored station with a weak signal may be skipped. DUAL MODE TUNING i - b A-2 .:j SYSTEM POWER __.B-O The stored stations are scanned order: A-1 ___ ___ t 14 ~ C-o ___ C-9 .Receiving Broadcasts Scanning the Stored Station """""""""'.. .. will be heard for about 4 -- ..... Tune in the station manually.. 3 _j 0 JDD[ 2 {~ I~~~~ ] ~1 I..A-O I + I in the following B-1 .:l=====DD '"---- l '" ODD I ---_ _.i I 3 ~~: k ! r: ~ '....'irr"Fl. ON .:rr'f!fC' x. I=ElE5ElE5E5 00 _1....or +.h'"i 1 Press MEMORY SCAN."~.C-1 t Each station received seconds. MEMORY SCAN ~ 2 Press DUAL MODE TUNING .. 100 ~ =-:1 rri'::T'..

.. CJ To stop playback. • Dolby noise reduction manufactured under license from Dolby Laboratories Licensing Corporation. be sure to stop playback or recording by pressing •. "DOLBY"and the double-D symbol [Xl are trademarks of Dolby Laboratories Licensing Corporation... p 42 ~ ._ 00 [@Dl~ . c------ == ~~FF r·-~········ c-~-rlD-bd~ 0--:-. To pause.-- ---- _. The system boosts these Signals in recording and lowers them in playback... ON I .. (When both decks A and B are in playback mode. Notes • During playback or recording on one deck..._. press .. To resume playback..[ .. 2 Press ~ to open the cassette compartment. press ..~ II R~~ =6. do not operate the other deck.j ~~!::. insert the tape with the side to be played facing you and close the cassette compartment.. rewinding or fast forwarding.! b::: DDO\ 00 \ ~ ~ 15 ... When listening to a tape recorded with Dolby NR. press •.. To rewind the tape.... What is the Dolby NR* system? Dolby NR (noise reduction) system reduces tape hiss noise in low-level.. c:::lt::jf::jt::. set DOLBY NR to ON .. 1 Press TAPE. playback stops automatically..lCIJ po 0 0 h~~~ tTI'~ 'IF { ~~ ] . I SYSTEM POWER . I:JOO PQO -II 4 Press c> to start playback.. CJ _j' _... ~I '~ I III ~. press II again or c>. EJECT ~ I DECK A I I -1-=... VIDEO 2 TAPE CD TUNER PHONO VIDEO 11MD "TAPE" appears on the display. only playback from deck A will be audible. t:<+>. . DOLBY NR L~ 0 DO Dol BIT] OOCIJ CJ 0 E. high-frequency Signals. • 00 '\". "3 3 Press DOLBY NR to select the DOLBY NR setting... To fast-forward the tape.jE:.. 1 .. ] .Playing Back Tapes (on either Deck A or B) This section describes basic playback from either deck A or B.) • Before turning the power off... press II.._ ..l~~ I 0b 0 ~- . 2 ·4 When the tape ends.

430 x410 x 400 mm (w/h/d) (17 x 163/16 X 153/. rear/ center / woofer off) PHONO: RIAA curve VIDEO 1/ MD. 8 ohms loads.1 dBf. 8 ohms) 15 W + 15 W (rear. inches) (including projecting parts and controls) Approx.16 ohms REAR SPEAKERS: Accept speakers of 8 .03 % (1 kHz) Power requirement Power consumption Dimensions "I!It§' System FM stereo. 6 ohms) 30 W (woofer.Specifications POWER OUTPUT AND TOTAL HARMONIC DISTORTION: With 8-ohm loads. 26 . 4 ohms) Less than 0.000 Hz. at rear / center / woofer off at 1 kHz.5% 38 dB (10 kHz) Harmonic distortion Frequency response Input Sensitivity PHONO VIDEO 1/MD VIDEO 2 Impedance 2.50 kHz.12% WRMS (NAB) compact Disc Output VIDEO I/MD: Voltage 250 mY.5 dB) Less than 0. both channels driven. 70 flV (stereo) Usable sensitivity 19.9% total harmonic distortion from 250 milliwatts to rated output. impedance 1 kilohm FRONT SPEAKERS: Accept speakers of 8 . ±3 dB Tuning range Antenna Intermediate frequency Usable sensitivity Signal-to-noise ratio Harmonic distortion Selectivity 530 . 5 flV (IHF) Signal-to-noise ratio (at 75 kHz deviation) 80 dB (mono) 75 dB (stereo) Separation 35 dB at 1 kHz Selectivity 55 dB at 400 kHz Harmonic distortion 0.710 kHz (10 kHz) 531 .5 .000 Hz (±3 dB) Wow and flutter 0. 15.000 kHz) 54 dB 0.5 dEf. FM/ AM superheterodyne tuner Quartz-locked PLL digital synthesizer system Mass Accessories supplied 120 V AC.1 dBf. VIDEO 2: 40 Hz . 7 flY (mono) 42.000 Hz (±3 dB) With TYPE I cassette (Sony HF-S): 30 .710 kllz (9 kHz) AM loop antenna.a Overall output 120 W + 120 W (front. from 70 -20. with less than 0. at rear / center off at 40 Hz. at rear /woofer off at 1 kHz.9% (at 1 kHz.108 MHz 75 ohms unbalanced 300 ohms balanced Intermediate frequencyl0.3% (mono) at 1 kHz 0.7 MHz Design and specifications are subject to change without notice.2 kg (331b 9 oz) net AM loop antenna (1) FM wire antenna (1) Remote Commander RM-U451 (1) Sony batteries SUM-3(NS) (2) FM tuner section Tuning range Antenna terminals 87.1. rated 100 watts per channel minimum RMS power. 60 Hz 240W Approx.14.1.20 kHz (±1. at center/woofer off at 1 kHz.16 ohms SUPER WOOFER SPEAKERS: Accept speaker of 4 .5mV 250mV ~ 50 kilohms 50 kilohms System 4-track 2-channel stereo Frequency response (DOLBY NR OFF) With TYPE II cassette (Sony UCX-S): 30 .16 ohms CENTER SPEAKERS: Accept speaker of 6 .16 ohms HEADPHONES: Accept low and high impedance Tone buttons BASS: Boost/ cut range ±7 dB (100 Hz) TREBLE: Boost/ cut range ±7 dB (10 kHz) System Laser Wavelength Frequency response Harmonic distortion Compact disc digital audio system Semiconductor laser 780-790 nm 2 Hz .5% (stereo) at 1 kHz AM tuner section 'NiH ". External antenna terminals 450 kHz AM loop antenna: 500 flV/ m (1. 8 ohms) 30 W (center. front: 120 W + 120 W. AUDIO POWER SPECIFICATIONS Sensitivity (at 50 dB quieting) 22.13.

insert the tapes with the sides to be played or recorded facing you and close the cassette compartments. So it is unnecessary to set DOLBY NR .~U~~~O-= poElOO 'ci~~ r00 I l -- I__ 1. L~ 0 Press" to start dubbing. Recorded tape [@)@L Blank tape .r. The unit enters recording pause mode for high speed dubbing. .. . ••• 0U===Voo I JK®WJ . indicators light.. press.Dubbing Tapes (from Deck A to B) This section describes recording from deck A to B.- o0 E"'_ Ii .00"·ElEl 01] DO \ ~ I I 0 IDECKB m::Jl::r -----. The" indicator goes off..) HIGH SPEED DUBBING -:?~ I 17 .. The recording pause mode will be canceled dubbing starts.0==00 -~ r::::::=- 1 1 • 3 Notes • The tape in deck B is automatically recorded with the same recording system as the original tape in deck A. (Dubbing can not be carried out by pressing the HIGH SPEED DUBBING button. • If the sound is affected by a television set during dubbing. the II and. 1 Press ~ to open the cassette compartments.~- BCD IIIIIiI I ~~ -~ DR ::::----:r To stop dubbing. PAUSE and -_ . turn off the set or move it away from the unit. DO Er -. I I SYSTEM POWER -ON I I ~c ~ I_D ~~ DOOOoo 00 OOCIJ ~CIJ 2 === === 3 c:::r:::::J .=t::lE::l === on deck A or B. DOG "D IDECK A I I 2 Press HIGH SPEED DUBBING.

To play more than one disc. first remove it. • II I~'~' 37 q ".Continuous Play This section describes continuous one. however. Each time CONTINUE is pressed. selector to the I SYSTEM POWER -ON I BITJIIII'IIi CD L~ 00 _. e 37 Track number being played I I : . Once it is recognized as empty. press ~. or up to five discs.. To play an 8 cm (3-inch) CD If the disc is provided with an adaptor. The OPEN / CLOSE and DISC SKIP buttons. DB Elapsed time in the track being played Track numbers on the selected disc. . a CONTINUE 1 6 2 7 3 8 4 5 9 10 U n 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 2D 18 . ClOO I l_ 00 I Iii I ~ ~o~OO· ~~ BE "0 ·0 b I . o 2 Place a disc with the label side up.. The disc number of an empty tray will be displayed until the empty tray is set to play. ~ OPfN/CLOSf To stop play.Playing the Discs . Do not put a normal CD (12 em/S-inch) on top of an 8 em CD. then place the disc on the inner circle of the tray. "'" ~. press •. turn on the SYSTEM POWER and set the function CD mode. press II. Press C> or II to resume playback. that track number goes out. Notes o The CD section is automatically turned off in the TUNER mode. play with the CD section. press DISC SKIP to turn the disc tray and place up to S discs. 2 2 1 Press. When playback of a track is finished. it will disappear. 12. You can choose to play just I Before playing a disc. can be operated in any mode (including TUNER). to open the disc table. To stop for a moment during play. When there are no disc at all on the tray "no d 15[" appears on the display. 4 I~~~ == == OO[ IJ 4 Press DISC SElECT or C> to start playback. After placing discs. This is useful when recording on tape from CDs.5 1= ====08 I ~p~C ~~i" P ] =r The ~ indicator lights up. ~B5 DOD 0 pOD 00 r rnfj3~rnEa DISC SELECT or ~.: [J 0 . "1 DISC" or "ALL DISCS" appears alternately. 3 1.. 3 Press CONTINUE to choose whether to play one disc or all discs. : : .. press ~ to close the disc table. The speakers may be damaged when a peak level portion is played. To stop play and open the tray. Caution on adjusting volume Do not turn up the volume while listening to a portion with a very low level or no audio signals.

~.9~ I I .L~. the display a) o~--GEoI o. tJ . the circle on the disc number goes off. .) b) Time remaining on the track. (Current disc) I 1~-j.2 tJ . If you press TIME in stop mode. • 7 •• 10 Track numbers Shows the disc number to be played back or being played back. if selection number 24 or higher is selected .l CJ:] uCJ:] CJ DOD 00 00 I I I i 11 r O~.J I~ : 2. the total number of selections and the total playing time of the disc to be played are displayed for a few seconds.fJ&. TIME 19 . a< • 2 7 l •• •• 1Q 1 I p~~~. 7 l •• •• 10 D TIMF ! The circle shows that a disc is loaded which has not been played back completely.J. c) Time remaining on the disc. the total number of selections and the total playing time of the disc to be played can be displayed.J.I Each time you press TIME during changes as follows: playback..-" indicator will appear in the display instead of the actual time..!J & .!J !J . Y » .. Disc number DISCS AU c) ! ~ ~- o~.00 1'['1'1 . 081 . ".!J V V~ y -5 1.. When all tracks on a disc have been played back.-.08 _ . It connot be displayed by pressing during the program or shuffle mode.___ Total number of the tracks on the disc a) Time elapsed on the track (automatically displayed when playback starts..9 IiOlllJ 0. Note Time remaining on the disc is only available in the continuous mode.YO I. t • .. l •• LTotal playing time .~ggO_B 1 100 TIME b) 0 TIME 1 Information Display When the disc tray is closed by pressing ~. D TIME ~ D~2.

. but there will be no sound.Continuous Play Locating a Particular Point in a Track I o o 0 I fflCD 0 E"lCD D~D I . pressed.nj Q__ Locating a point in sequence (Manual Search) You can locate a particular point during playback by monitoring the sound at high speed. Locating a Particular Track Locating a track in sequence You can locate the beginning of a track on the disc being played. II.. DISC SELECT 1-5 Selecting a Desired Disc By using the DISC SELECT 1 to 5 buttons or the DISC SKIP button during playback. To select a particular disc Press the corresponding DISC SELECT 1 105.__ 00 00 II ." appears in the display If you continuously press ~ during play at the end of the disc.. . Find the desired point by watching the time number on the display.JH..- i-o-----=aCTI 00 I I Iii . Press . To locate the beginning Press t>C>lI.... or ~ in the pause mode. "l " appears in 1he display.... you can locate the beginning of any disc... Search speed will increase by three times.... To go ahead at high speed Keep ~ pressed._I. To move to the next disc on the tray Press DISC SKIP. To go back at high speed Keep ..Playing the Discs.___ i 58 is ODD _l iiUC:J = .!c==== n~)_C.. 20 .JIT. -- L __ /~ DISC SKIP To locate at higher speed Press .. or II<}<:] to return to the normal display. ". To locate the beginning Press D<l<l. of the track being played of the next track Press D<l<l or t>C>lI until the desired track is located. Release the button when you reach the desired point.. .

L-/. To stop playback Press •. it will not be played again Once a selection has been played. After placing discs. To cancel the selected discs. Select Shuffle Play starts. 21 . While the unit is shuffling the selection tlfr. To specify the discs Press DISC SELECT 1 to 5 to specify the discs after choosing ALL DISCS mode. only the tracks on the specified discs will play in a random order.Shuffle Play You can have the tracks (up to 99) played in a random order. o C I- SHUFFLE 00 rJ . The program mode or continuous mode will be cleared and shuffle play will start from the track currently being played.Select Shuffle Play If you specify discs before or during play in ALL DISCS shuffle mode.. 2 1 Press ~ to open the disc table. 19 20 1234 5 4 3 1. Semi . press DISC SELECT 1 to 5 of selected discs numbers again.HornE d I 5[ tM-. To cancel shuffle play Press CONTINUE to return 2 to the continuous mode. Press C>. To change from program or continuous play to shuffle play Press SHUFFLE during program or continuous play. To play more than one disc." appears on the display. press DISC SKIP to tum the disc tray and place up to 5 discs. until the shuffle play is complete. press ~ to close the disc table.Playing in a Random Order . I DISC SELECT 1 - 5 4 3 Press SHUFFLE to select the All DISCS or 1 DISC mode. 1 DISC: Tracks from the current disc are played in a random order. The unit will play all the discs or just the ones you desire. Shuffle Play on Specified Disc .~ 16 17 1.circles appear around the selected discs numbers to be played.. OPFN/ClOSF ~ The ~ indicator lights up.. ALL DISCS: Tracks from all discs are played in a random order.. Place a disc with the label side up.~tMM. 2 Press C> to start playback. To return to all shuffle play Press SHUFFLE twice.

L. Repeat 2) and 3) to select another track.. 1 . PROGRAM Track to be __ programed . 2 B "AL" appears in the display. R L 3 3. 3-8 3-83) To program tracks on a disc to play in the order you want.. 22 . This function is very convenient when recording a cassette tape.. press ~ to close the disc table. laEffi 00 00 BITJI IIIII I I 0'EJEl EEl rn rn rn rn 12 «< 11 12 34 5 S71910 DISC SELECT --- 00 OOoi I c:::=:r I~ 1 i' === ODD . Press DISC SELECT1 .Program Play You can make a program by designating up to 32 steps in the order you want them to be played. repeat 1). 3 13.. To program tracks from another disc. After placing discs. n 000 "==00 o - I Q~Q r:: . 3-81) 2. 1) Select the desired disc with DISC SELECT 1 Place discs with the label side up. and 3). and the blinking number in the display lights up.5 in the order you want to program..28 --J 3) Press PROGRAM. PROGRAM The track is stored. 3-A. B8 1 'OO'AA.Playing in a Desired Order . 2). I I SYSTEM POWER --ON I L ~·-·-·DOi OOCIJCJ DOD EilCIJ 0 3-82) 4 3-A To program discs to play in the order you want. ---DISC Of'lNiCLOSE ~ o SELECT--- until the 2 Press PROGRAMso that ·PROGRAM· appears on the display. rnrnrnrnrn 2) Press II<I<l or ~ repeatedly desired track is located.S. The unit will play the disc according to your program.

I Going back to the beginning of the track being played Press Il<J<l during playback. The selections for side B will start to play back. press II to insert a pause and program the selections for side B by performing step 3-A to 3-B3). press t>. SYSTEM POWER -ON I I 00 000=1 Elo=1 000000 3 t> L~ o o0I ElCIJ I _I I I I I I Skipping to the next track programed Press [>{>jj during playback. the display shows the tracks programed for side B and the total playing time for side B in stop mode. Play begins from the beginning of the program. then press t> or II. to cancel in stop mode.Playing Time . The program will be erased. the program contents are displayed in the programed order. I The ~ indicator lights up. playback 2 Press EDIT. and time edit automatically programs the tracks that will fit onto each side. Just designate the length of your tape. 5 the disc to be 1 1 Press DISCSKIPto select played. If the disc table is opened or the power is turned off. To cancel all the programed tracks Press. To cancel program play Press CONTINUE and return to the continuous mode.I'-I __ -. When the selections for side A have been played. You can play the same program repeatedly as long as you do not cancel program play or erase the program. 4. I Notes • The playing time for track numbers higher than 20 will not be added into the total playing time . To program while observing the disc labels Leave the disc table open. (Continued) 23 . = 1~1 2. l With time edit. To check the program contents Press CHECK Each time the button is pressed. The last selection number programed will be displayed.) Set the tape to the beginning of side B. (liB lights up. To resume playback. you can easily record from CD.Time Edit I 4 Press t> to start playback. the program contents are also erased. II "EDIT" lights a EDIT up and -A" blinks. 00 [I'-··· _ _ ~I. To program for recording After steps 1 to 3-A or 3-B3). • When tracks have been programed for sides A and B. OODL 1 g~g 'DO J I t----- I To stop program play Press •. the unit will pause.

OM.Time Edit 3 To play the program Designate the length of your tape.~~~ .00 mm. twice during playback.00 min.!J &_4 .. You can play the same program repeatedly not cancel time edit or erase the program. "B" lights up in the tape side indicator.--:. (See page 22 for instructions. The selections for side A will be played and then the unit will pause.3? . 2 3 . the time changes as follows: .) C·60 (30..---. The program will be erased. Note Playback can be performed when "EDIT" is displayed. 24 .90 Press •. r:r-: ~ . To include desired tracks in the program 671910 11 12 13 " 15 ...---.or II.!J To erase the entire program . The tracks for side B will be played.00 min.c- Press.00 min. '~"~ ~1~2~j~IO~OLI~"~=~~ __ __ Time 1 Make your own program of desired tracks. _C·46 (23. To stop playback Each time 1J<l<J/[>{>lJ is pressed. After 2 seconds the time for one side is displayed • To set the minute Press c>-.---c.) ----- Press C>!>lI ----. Set the tape to the beginning of side B.=" 1 ".f!'" ~ 678910 11 12 13 14 15 '23" ~[~-_Y~5~_~.) iJ&. 122 2 B I Total playing time Chosen tracks I 5 Press EDITonce more.. then press C>. 4 Press EDIT. After 2 seconds ..) C·S4 (27.!J _ ~ .-----[C.. .. The program is also erased when you turn off the unit or open the disc table. The unit will place your selections at the beginning of its program and add other tracks to fill in any remaining time.. as shown on the preceding page. FOIT The program for side A is completed. playing C·74 (37.!J . once during stop.-----:. 5 "'. to make a program for the other side of your tape.00 min....) 2 Just designate the length of your tape.-.-o==r=r=. as long as you do Press O<l<l (45...~.I Designating the Total Playing Time .) ] To cancel time edit Press CONTINUE and return to the continuous mode..==.

~~~8g DB 100 Pinch roller REPEAT Do not insert a cassette until cleaned areas are completely dry.RepeatPlay Repeat play allows you to repeat tracks in any play mode. Notes on handling discs To cancel repeat play • To keep the disc clean. 25 . 10ECKA I Erase head I OECKB I Cotton swab Capstan 1 I 1~~. store the disc in its case. In program mode or shuffle mode: Only the "REPEAT" function is available. pinch rollers and capstans. press REPEAT so that "REPEAT 1" appears on the display. one track. clean the disc with the cleaning cloth. To repeat one track. In continuous mode: To repeat all tracks on a disc (1 DISC mode) or all selections on all discs (ALL DISCS mode). Do not use solvents such as benzine. • After playing. magnetism built up on the head. Do not touch the surface. only specified discs. Press REPEAT until "REPEAT" or "REPEAT 1" disappears. handle the disc by its edge. 2 Slightly moisten the tip of a cotton swab with cleaning fluid or alcohol. or programmed or reshuffled tracks. You can repeat all discs. thinner. it is necessary to remove residual Press REPEAT before or during REPEAT playback.. Cleaning discs Before playing. • Do not stick paper or tape on the disc. 1 Press t. 3 Wipe heads. • Do not expose the disc to direct sunlight or heat sources such as hot air ducts. Wipe the disc from the center out. or leave it in a car parked in direct sunlight as temperature may rise considerably... The entire program or all tracks shuffled in random order will be played repeatedly by pressing REPEAT. Maintenance Cleaning the Heads and Tape Path Clean after every 10 hours of operation and before recording for optimum record / playback quality. commercially available cleaners or anti-static spray intended for analog discs. Turn off the power and demagnetize heads with any commercially available demagnetizer. Demagnetizing the Heads After 20 to 30 hours of use. press REPEAT so that "REPEAT" appears on the display.

both channels driven. 70 flV (stereo) Usable sensitivity 19. rear/ center / woofer off) PHONO: RIAA curve VIDEO 1/ MD.Specifications POWER OUTPUT AND TOTAL HARMONIC DISTORTION: With 8-ohm loads.9% (at 1 kHz.1 dBf.1 dBf.20 kHz (±1. 6 ohms) 30 W (woofer.5 dB) Less than 0.5 dEf.12% WRMS (NAB) compact Disc Output VIDEO I/MD: Voltage 250 mY. External antenna terminals 450 kHz AM loop antenna: 500 flV/ m (1. at rear /woofer off at 1 kHz.16 ohms CENTER SPEAKERS: Accept speaker of 6 . from 70 -20. impedance 1 kilohm FRONT SPEAKERS: Accept speakers of 8 . 430 x410 x 400 mm (w/h/d) (17 x 163/16 X 153/.50 kHz. 15.3% (mono) at 1 kHz 0.03 % (1 kHz) Power requirement Power consumption Dimensions "I!It§' System FM stereo. AUDIO POWER SPECIFICATIONS Sensitivity (at 50 dB quieting) 22. rated 100 watts per channel minimum RMS power.000 kHz) 54 dB 0. with less than 0. 5 flV (IHF) Signal-to-noise ratio (at 75 kHz deviation) 80 dB (mono) 75 dB (stereo) Separation 35 dB at 1 kHz Selectivity 55 dB at 400 kHz Harmonic distortion 0.16 ohms REAR SPEAKERS: Accept speakers of 8 .13.710 kHz (10 kHz) 531 . VIDEO 2: 40 Hz .7 MHz Design and specifications are subject to change without notice.1. ±3 dB Tuning range Antenna Intermediate frequency Usable sensitivity Signal-to-noise ratio Harmonic distortion Selectivity 530 .5% (stereo) at 1 kHz AM tuner section 'NiH ".2 kg (331b 9 oz) net AM loop antenna (1) FM wire antenna (1) Remote Commander RM-U451 (1) Sony batteries SUM-3(NS) (2) FM tuner section Tuning range Antenna terminals 87.16 ohms HEADPHONES: Accept low and high impedance Tone buttons BASS: Boost/ cut range ±7 dB (100 Hz) TREBLE: Boost/ cut range ±7 dB (10 kHz) System Laser Wavelength Frequency response Harmonic distortion Compact disc digital audio system Semiconductor laser 780-790 nm 2 Hz . 60 Hz 240W Approx.16 ohms SUPER WOOFER SPEAKERS: Accept speaker of 4 . at rear / center / woofer off at 1 kHz. 4 ohms) Less than 0. front: 120 W + 120 W. 26 .000 Hz (±3 dB) With TYPE I cassette (Sony HF-S): 30 .108 MHz 75 ohms unbalanced 300 ohms balanced Intermediate frequencyl0. at rear / center off at 40 Hz. 8 ohms) 30 W (center. at center/woofer off at 1 kHz.710 kllz (9 kHz) AM loop antenna.5 . 8 ohms loads. FM/ AM superheterodyne tuner Quartz-locked PLL digital synthesizer system Mass Accessories supplied 120 V AC.5% 38 dB (10 kHz) Harmonic distortion Frequency response Input Sensitivity PHONO VIDEO 1/MD VIDEO 2 Impedance 2.9% total harmonic distortion from 250 milliwatts to rated output.a Overall output 120 W + 120 W (front.5mV 250mV ~ 50 kilohms 50 kilohms System 4-track 2-channel stereo Frequency response (DOLBY NR OFF) With TYPE II cassette (Sony UCX-S): 30 . 8 ohms) 15 W + 15 W (rear.000 Hz.1.14. inches) (including projecting parts and controls) Approx. 7 flY (mono) 42.000 Hz (±3 dB) Wow and flutter 0.

The disc is tilted. Should any problem persist after you have made these checks. o o No tape in the cassette compartment. set the switch to the same position used in recording. The unit is in the pause mode. o A very weak FM station or a noisy FM program is received. - o The signal strength is too weak.Set the disc correctly.I Troubleshooting Before going through the check Jist below. -+ Press C> or" to release pause. Tuner Operation STEREOindicator blinks. Unbalanced tone in high frequencies. (See page 25. The cassette compartment is not fully closed. Severe hum or noise. first refer back to the connection and operating procedures. or there is decrease in sound level. Excessive wow. Recording or playback is not possible. Adjust the antenna or connect an external FM antenna. o o Recording/ playback and erase heads are either dirty or magnetized. flutter or dropout. -+ When playing back. The tab has been removed from the tape. Incomplete erasure.) The erase head is dirty.Adjust the antenna. (See page 25. . o o o Compad Disc Operation Remote commander does not operate the unit. consult your nearest Sony dealer. -+ Clean or demagnetize the heads.) Improper setting of DOLBYNR. The disc is extremely dirty. (See page 25. _ Set the disc with the label side up.) opening with clear tape. tum it on again. connect an external antenna or connect the ground wire. Cover the Function buttons do not activate. . -+ Any operation is not possible. o o o o o o No disc in the CD section. The disc is set upside down. cassette Deck Operation The • button does not activate. Moisture condensation. (See page 16.) The capstan or pinch roller is dirty. -+ Leave the unit turned on for about an hour. o Tum off the power and 27 . The internal control program did not run.

fluorescent lights. o General The unit will not tum on.) Adjust volume. No audio. or glasses in the room. Check the speaker cord connections. motors. -+ Reduce the volume level or move the vibrating objects away from the super woofer. No audio from one channel. Check the connection between the super woofer and speakers. o o o o o o o o o Keep the audio components further away from the lV. and computers. (See pages 5 to 6. SUPER WOOFER can not be turned ON.. Lack of bass sound or obscure instrument position. Clean any dirty plugs and jacks with a cloth lightly moistened with alcohol. o I -- These vibration sounds are produced when the super woofer transmits vibration to these objects. Sony Corporation Printed in Indonesia . Troubleshooting Super Woofer Operation Vibration can be heard from furniture. (See pages 5 to 6. Check the connections. Fully insert connecting cord plugs. Keep the connecting cords away from transformer. SUPER WOOFER automatically turned OFF when the function is set toPHONO. Severe hum or noise o Check to see if any of the buttons on the front panel were pressed before turning on SYSTEM POWER. walls.) Move the lV away from the audio system. Noise when lV is turned on.

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